Doctor of Physical Therapy
Our rigorous Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) curriculum integrates didactic education with a clinical program that includes more than 90 weeks of clinical internships. Our graduates consistently achieve a near-perfect pass rate on licensing exams and enter the job market with significant internship and clinical experience that sets them apart (see program outcomes).
Pitt's DPT program is currently ranked 1st in the nation based on the most recent surveys of Best Graduate Schools by U.S. News & World Report. No other program ranks higher within the state of Pennsylvania.
Why Choose Pitt DPT?
Aside from being highly ranked, there are many compelling reasons to study Physical Therapy at Pitt!
Pitt PT offers a superior, dynamic, and fast-paced entry-level professional program leading to the Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT).
DPT applicants must meet all admission requirements including prerequisite coursework, the GRE, and volunteer or paid work experience in a physical therapy setting.
Pitt's DPT program has an impressive record of success including a five-year employment rate of 100%. View our DPT program outcomes here.
The Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at the University of Pittsburgh is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE), 111 North Fairfax St., Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone: 703-706-3245; email: firstname.lastname@example.org; website: http://www.capteonline.org. If needing to contact the program/institution directly, please call 412-383-8169 or email email@example.com.